THE LAURELS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101356
Date first listed:
31-May-1984
Statutory Address:
THE LAURELS, 80, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE LAURELS, 80, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Walkern
National Grid Reference:
TL 28890 26291

Details

TL 2826 WALKERN HIGH STREET (west side)

7/15 No 80 (The Laurels)

GV II

House. Circa 1700, C19 lean-to extension at SW. Red brick with vitrified headers in chequer patten on front and in chevron pattern on gables. Original timber frame roughcast rear NW wing with C19 lattice half timbering applied. Steep pitched old red tile roofs with rear catslide, gable parapets and moulded wood cornice to front eaves. A 2-storeys and attics, L-shaped house facing E. Central entrance, 2-cell, end chimneys plan. Larger external gable chimney at N with tumbled brick offsets. Internal gable chimneys at S and at W gable of rear wing. Otherwise symmetrical E front has openings offset to N to allow room for internal chimney at S. 2 flat-topped dormers in roof slope. Platband and projecting plinth. Segmental gauged arches to lower windows. 2 flush-box sash windows to each floor with small panes and margin lights. 4 steps to door, half-glazed in moulded frame. Moulded brackets carry an entablature and swans neck pediment. Painted quoins round openings and angles. Interior has 2-panel doors with H hinges.

Listing NGR: TL2889026291

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
159696
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Nov 2002
Reference: IOE01/09736/27
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